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Academic Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon

Employer
WMCHealth Network
Location
Poughkeepsie, New York
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 21, 2022

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Trauma
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Summary:

The Westchester Medical Center Health Network Section of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery is seeking fellowship trained general surgeons with a specialization in trauma and critical care work in the northern region of the network at an ACS Level II trauma center at MidHudson Regional Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY as well as HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley in Kingston, NY.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and/or surgical critical care. Requirements include demonstrated skills in emergency surgery, surgical critical care, and trauma, and a desire for teaching and research (health services, translational or basic science research).  The trauma surgeon reports to the chief of trauma and acute care surgery and the director of department of surgery.

Candidate requirements include an M.D. or D.O. from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy, as well as the completion of a surgical residency and a surgical critical care fellowship.

Candidates are eligible for faculty appointment, commensurate with qualifications, at New York Medical College.

Facility Info:

MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, is home to the mid-Hudson Valley’s most advanced healthcare services. This 243-bed facility cares for more than 10,000 inpatients annually while performing an additional 325,000 outpatient procedures each year. MidHudson Regional Hospital operates the area’s only Level II trauma center, is home to the Redl Center for Cancer Care and Center for Robotic Surgery and is a destination hospital for patients with serious illnesses and injuries.

HealthAlliance Hospital of the Hudson Valley operates a 315-bed healthcare system comprising HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary's Avenue Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston, NY, and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville, NY. It also operates Mountainside Residential Care Center, an 82-bed facility in Margaretville. As Ulster County's largest employer, HealthAlliance is committed to attracting the best-qualified medical and support staff; providing outstanding, responsive, coordinated, compassionate patient- and family-centered care; excelling in clinical outcomes and patient experiences; and ensuring patient rights, privacy and respect are honored at all times, while improving the overall health and well-being of the diverse communities it serves.

Company Info:

WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level I, Level II and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state-of-the-art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.

Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should email a curriculum vitae along with a letter of interest to Steven Lansman, MD, Interim Director Chair of the Department of Surgery by email to Steven.Lansman@WMCHealth.org and to Kartik Prabhakaran, MD FACS Chief, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery by email to Kartik.Prabhakaran@WMCHealth.org.

WMCHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Westchester Medical Center Health Network to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 or older), marital status, genetic information or carrier status, disability (mental or physical), citizenship status, pregnancy, military service or veteran status, arrest or criminal accusation, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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